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Istanbul Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level İstanbul

Last Update: 31 Jan 2023, 12:05pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Istanbul

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1,900 (CO)
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25 (NO2)

PM2.5

The current PM2.5 concentration in Istanbul is ✓below the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Istanbul - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Istanbul MODERATE 68 20 20 12 4 81
Istanbul Esenyurt GOOD 48 52 0 52 4 81
Istanbul Kagithane MODERATE 74 38 23 29 4 81
Kandilli MODERATE 68 25 20 8 4 81
Istanbul MODERATE 74 38 23 16 4 81
Istanbul GOOD 36 23 0 23 4 81
Istanbul Mecidiyekoy MODERATE 68 34 20 37 4 81
Istanbul MODERATE 72 23 0 23 4 81
Istanbul GOOD 28 19 0 19 4 81
Istanbul Uskudar GOOD 30 32 0 32 4 81
Istanbul GOOD 22 18 0 18 4 81
Istanbul GOOD 43 46 0 46 4 81
Istanbul Umraniye MODERATE 61 44 17 44 4 81
Istanbul Kandilli MODERATE 68 34 20 20 4 81
Istanbul Basaksehir MODERATE 76 40 24 25 4 81
Istanbul MODERATE 74 38 23 29 4 81
Avcilar GOOD 38 23 0 23 4 81
Istanbul GOOD 35 38 0 38 4 81
Catladikapi GOOD 18 19 0 19 4 81
Selimiye GOOD 40 43 0 43 4 81
Goztepe MODERATE 70 93 0 93 4 81
Maslak MODERATE 74 38 23 30 4 81
Istanbul MODERATE 61 28 17 28 4 81
Istanbul Sultangazi MODERATE 76 40 24 29 4 81
Kumkoy MODERATE 74 38 23 15 4 81
Istanbul Sirinevler MODERATE 65 30 0 30 4 81

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

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Sunrise
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06:26 AM
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Wind speed

33 km/h

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UV Index

16

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Pressure

800 mb


Health Advice For Istanbul

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Istanbul, Turkey?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Istanbul Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

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Friday

134

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Saturday

134

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Sunday

134

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Monday

134

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Tuesday

134

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Wednesday

134

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Istanbul

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Istanbul Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Quick answers to some commonly asked questions about the air pollution of Istanbul.


The real-time air quality in Istanbul is 35 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 49 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Istanbul is 11 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5 for 24 hrs mean. Currently, the concentration is 0.44 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at Istanbul starts deteriorating in late October. The winters are the worst-hit season in terms of air pollution.

You should wear a good N95 mask when you go outdoor in Istanbul until the AQI is improving upto moderate range.

Office going people should avoid personal vehicles and use public transportations or carpooling.

(i) The primary causes of outdoor air pollution are solid, liquid particles called aerosols & gase from vehicles emissions, construction activities, factories, burning stubble & fossil fuels and wildfire, etc.


(ii) Main causes of indoor air pollution are harmful gases from cooking fuels (such as wood, crop wastes, charcoal, coal and dung), damp, mould smoke, chemicals from cleaning materials, etc.

Indoor air pollution in Istanbul is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In Istanbul , you must use an air purifier or fresh air machine at home or office indoor and close all the doors, windows and ventilations when the outdoor air quality index (aqi) in Istanbul is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.




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